Albuquerque, NM - Serious Car Wreck on Central Ave near Walgreens

Albuquerque, NM (June 1, 2023) - A car crash happened in Albuquerque on the afternoon of Saturday, July 1. Emergency responders went to the crash site to render aid to those involved shortly after it happened. 

Responders, including EMTs, police, and fire crews were seen helping the people involved in the collision at around 5:19 p.m. Sources say the accident occurred in the 10300 block of Central Avenue near Walgreens. 

Emergency crews were at the scene for over two hours, causing extensive traffic delays and forcing local drivers to use different routes of travel. Police directed traffic away from the accident site in an effort to protect the emergency responders and crash victims. 

At this time, authorities in Albuquerque continue to investigate the circumstances of the incident. 

Our thoughts are with everyone involved in this car crash in Albuquerque. Nothing further has been reported at this time. 

We hope for the full and fast recovery of the injured victims.

New Mexico Car Accidents

 Albuquerque, NM - Serious Car Wreck on Central Ave near WalgreensMajor accidents in New Mexico are often caused by negligent driving. Driver intoxication and speeding are two of the most commonly seen forms of driver negligence throughout the country. In 2020, in New Mexico, about one-fourth of reported car crashes were caused by speeding. Crashes caused by speeding may also result in more catastrophic or even fatal injuries. Driver negligence/error is the main contributing factor to car crashes in New Mexico.

Around 25% of car crash fatalities in the United States were caused by drunk drivers in 2020. Approximately 75% of the deceased victims had been driving drunk at the time of their passing. Two side effects that occur when we drink, including blurred vision and impaired judgment, are extremely dangerous when mixed with driving. When car accidents are caused by intoxicated drivers, they are usually more severe and catastrophic. 

If you or someone you love were hurt in an accident caused by intoxication, speeding, or another form of driver negligence, you may qualify for financial compensation. Damages that were caused by your accident, such as costly medical bills and wage loss, may be eligible for financial compensation when you file a personal injury claim. A personal injury attorney in Albuquerque can help you do this. 

The personal injury lawyers at Will Ferguson & Associates have decades of legal experience helping injured accident victims recover. We have been helping injured crash victims get the financial compensation and justice they need and deserve for many years. Keep in mind that a personal injury attorney should be the only person you talk to about your case. It is important to remember not to talk to the insurance company without first consulting with a lawyer. 

You have two years from the date of your crash in which to file a personal injury claim for compensation. If you do not file within two years, you will lose your right toward compensation for your injuries and losses. It is best to file as soon as possible, even while you’re still trying to recover from your injuries, so you can get the financial support you need to ensure you have the full spectrum of medical care your recovery requires. 

Our attorneys know how stressful these situations can be, which is why we are here to help you through them. Call Will Ferguson & Associates as soon as you can at (505) 243-5566 to speak with an attorney regarding your case.


Note: This post was created specifically utilizing secondary sources. It is to be used independently by Will Ferguson & Associates. Our team has not autonomously verified the information used by these news sources and, if any information seems to be inaccurate, please reach out and let us know so we can immediately make corrections as they become necessary.
Disclaimer: At Will Ferguson & Associates, it is our goal to honor the victims of the nightmarish accidents that often take place in New Mexico. We would also like to familiarize the public with ways they can avoid a similar fate and what they can do, should the unthinkable happen. The information contained within this article is not to be viewed as any type of medical or legal advice. The photographs depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.

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